Oh the weather outside is frightful … for pets, too!

Oh the weather outside is frightful … for pets, too!

by M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association Temperatures are dropping. And with the colder weather, it’s time to think about the danger this presents for our pets. By taking a few common-sense precautions, you can help reduce the cold-weather dangers to your pets. Although some pets are conditioned to cold weather, veterinary experts… Read More »

Learn rescue techniques for a beloved pet next month

Pet education specialist Lora Hoopes will teach a 4-hour course on first aid and pet CPR on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 1:30-5:30pm at the South Burlington Police Station. Owner of Kneading Companions Animal Massage, an instructor with Pet Tech, the premier Pet CPR, First Aid, and Care Program, and a member of the National Board… Read More »

New Year’s resolutions for pet owners

New Year’s resolutions for pet owners

by M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association Our pets provide us with so much unconditional love that we should find ways to improve our relationship with them in the coming year. One way is to include them in our New Year’s resolutions. At the top of almost everyone’s resolution list is to exercise… Read More »

Charlotte Library News

In case you missed our Book Buzz event, here’s the list of recommended titles. You can find great book gifts for all of the readers on your list! Youth holiday book suggestions Easy: “Same, Same and Different” Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw “A Walk in Paris” Salvatore Rubbino “The Mouse Mansion” Karina Schaapman “If It’s Snowy and… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard approves water testing agreement

by Margery Sharp Rocky Martin, Hinesburg’s Director of Buildings and Facilities, described a proposed agreement between the town and Triple L Mobile Home Park (owned by Shipsevin LLC) drawn up to allow the town to continue sampling and testing the water supply for Mountain View and Sunset Lake Villa as it (the town) has done… Read More »

Charlotte Selectboard gears up for December meetings

By Robin Reid The Charlotte Selectboard started its regular Monday, Dec. 1 meeting at 5pm with all members present. The early start time was set for a work session on the Wage Classification Program. Since April, the Selectboard has held at least 40 publicly warned work sessions on the subject. Grids have been developed to… Read More »

Charlotte Library News

Charlotte Library News

Thanksgiving hours: Please note the Charlotte Library will close at 2pm on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and remain closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. The library will open on Saturday, Nov. 29 for normal hours at 9am. Upcoming at the Library: Monday, Dec. 1, 3:15 to 4:45pm: Maker Monday: Arduino Adventures. Whether you’re just… Read More »

Waldorf Holiday Fair turns 30 Dec. 5-6

Bring a touch of magic and warmth to your holiday experience this year by attending the Lake Champlain Waldorf School’s 30th annual Holiday Fair on Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6 in Shelburne. The fair begins with an artisan market for adults and older teens on Friday, Dec. 5 from 6:30 to 9pm. Enjoy… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard approves state energy standards for zoning regulations

by Margery Sharp After opening the regular Hinesburg Selectboard meeting Monday, Nov. 17, chair Jon Trefry asked for comments on the public meeting concerning adoption of the state standards for residential building energy standards which the board previously indicated it would support. Hearing no comments, Trefry closed the public hearing and asked for a motion… Read More »

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